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Finding Aid for the A. E. Hanson papers, circa 1924-circa 1986 0000139
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Professional Papers I. 1935-1981

Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

This series contains materials related to Hanson's involvement in the early development of Rolling Hills, Calif. It also includes drafts of his manuscript Yesterday's Gardens, an unpublished book on his work on the Harold Lloyd Estate.
Box 1, Folder 1

Articles on Rolling Hills and Rancho Palos Verdes 1935, 1936, 1938

Scope and Contents note

This series contains materials related to Hanson's involvement in the early development of Rolling Hills, Calif. It also includes drafts of his manuscript Yesterday's Gardens, an unpublished book on his work on the Harold Lloyd Estate.
Box 1, Folder 2

Palos Verdes Library District interview with A.E. Hanson 1976, 1980, 1981

Box 1, Folder 3

"Harold Lloyd Gardens" brochure 1977

Box 1, Folder 4

The Story of Rolling Hills: February 1930 through December 7, 1941 undated

Box 1, Folder 5

Yesterday's Gardens Volume I annotated draft 1979

Box 1, Folder 6

Yesterday's Gardens Volume II, Part 2 annotated draft circa 1977

Box 1, Folder 7

Yesterday's Gardens manuscript draft unused 1978

Box 1, Folder 8

Yesterday's Gardens draft undated

Box 1, Folder 9

Yesterday's Gardens draft 1977

 

Photographs II. 1922-1982

Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

This series contains photographs (some annotated with captions) pertaining to Hanson's various commissioned landscaping projects. It includes photographs of landscaping, as well as photographs of landscape plans.
Box 4, Folder 1

A.E. Hanson Landscapes: The Harold Lloyd Estate 1979

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript form of photographs with captions for book.
Box 2, Folder 1

Calendar, Harry landscaping (Windsor Square, Calif.) 1922

creator: Martin, Frederick
Box 2, Folder 2

Calendar, Harry landscaping (Bel Air, Calif.) 1923

Box 2, Folder 3

Cochran, George landscaping (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1928

Box 2, Folder 17

Doheny, E.L. landscaping (Beverly Hills, Calif.) 1928

Box 2, Folder 4

Douglas landscaping (Montecito, Calif.) 1928-1929

creator: Dapprich, Frederick R., 1880-1965
creator: Smith, George Washington, 1876-1930
Box 2, Folder 5

Hanson, A.E. portraits undated

Box 5, Folder 7, Box 2, Folder 6-7

Johnson, Kirk landscaping (Montecito, Calif.) 1928-1929

creator: Dapprich, Frederick R., 1880-1965
creator: Smith, George Washington, 1876-1930
Box 5, Folder 3, Box 2, Folder 8

Hanson, A.E. landscaping 31755 Bainbrook Ct. (Westlake Village, Calif.) circa 1982

Box 2, Folder 18

Kaufmann, Gordon landscape plan (Holmby Hills, Calif.) 1928-1929

Box 2, Folder 9

Kern, Henry landscaping (Holmby Hills, Calif.) 1925

Box 2, Folder 10, Box 5, Folder 8

Lake Casitas Corporation mobile home park (Lake Casitas, Calif.) undated

Box 3, Box 5, Folder 10, Box 6, Folder 3

Lloyd, Harold landscaping (Beverly Hills, Calif.) 1925-1929

creator: Spaulding, Sumner, 1892/3-1952
Box 5, Folder 9, Box 2, Folder 15

Lockhart landscaping (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1928

Box 5, Folder 18, Box 5, Folder 14, Box 5, Folder 11-12

Miscellaneous Garden Photographs undated

Box 6, Folder 4, Box 2, Folder 11, Box 6, Folder 4

Murphy, Dan landscaping (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1930

creator: Dapprich, Frederick R., 1880-1965
Box 2, Folder 19

Neff, Wallace landscape plan (San Marino, Calif.) 1929

Box 2, Folder 20

Petitlies, E.L. landscape plan Windsor Square (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1928

Box 4, Folder 2

Photo Album- disbound circa 1971

Scope and Contents note

Dis-bound photo album with photographs and captions for projects-- Lloyd estate, Calendar estate, and Lockhart estate.
Box 4

Photograph scrapbooks- Europe undated

Scope and Contents note

Four small bound scrapbooks with photographs of European cities and landscapes, with handwritten locations.
Box 5, Folder 21

Rancho Maltza undated

Box 5, Folder 22

Rancho Santa Barbara undated

Box 5, Folder 23

Rolling Hills, Calif. circa 1976

Box 2, Folder 12

Rolling Hills Estates (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.) 1935

creator: Dick Whittington Studio.
Box 5, Folder 24

Santa Barbara, Calif. undated

Box 2, Folder 21

Slocum, M.S. landscape plan (Pasadena, Calif.) 1928

Box 5, Folder 26

Stables undated

Box 2, Folder 13, Box 5, Folder 27

Sycamore Hills (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.) undated

creator: Williams, Paul R., 1894-1980
Box 2, Folder 16

Unidentified Photographs undated

Box 5, Folder 31, Box 2, Folder 14

Young, Archibald landscaping (Pasadena, Calif.) circa 1929

 

Travel Photographs A. circa 1969- circa 1979

Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet
Box 5, Folder 1

Arizona circa 1969

Box 5, Folder 2

Ay Mesa? circa 1972

Box 5, Folder 4

Canwood Mounson? circa 1974

Box 5, Folder 5

England undated

Box 5, Folder 6

Glendale and Daly undated

Box 5, Folder 13

Missions undated

Box 5, Folder 15

Monterey, California undated

Box 5, Folder 16-17

Mt. Vernon, Virginia undated

Box 5, Folder 19

1000 Oaks Mall circa 1979

Box 5, Folder 20

Ports-of-Call undated

Box 5, Folder 25

South Seas undated

Box 5, Folder 28-30

Williamsburg, Virginia undated

 

Projects III. 1925-1982

Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

This series contains landscape plans and presentation drawings, many on presentation boards, some on paper. There are originals as well as reprographic copies.
Drawer 262, FlatFile 1

Brownsteyn garden undated

Scope and Contents note

One garden plan, colored pencil on presentation board.
Drawer 262, FlatFile 2

Cochran, George garden (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1928

Scope and Contents note

3 colored pencil presentation boards, 2 copies of landscape plans.
Drawer 262, FlatFile 3

Doheny, E.L. garden (Beverly Hills, Calif.) 1928

Scope and Contents note

One colored pencil rendering of garden on presentation board.
Drawer 262, FlatFile 4

Hanson, A.E. landscaping (Westlake, Calif.) 1982

Scope and Contents note

2 copies of plot plan of rear garden.
Drawer 262, FlatFile 5

Holmes, W.B. garden undated

Scope and Contents note

One colored pencil rendering of garden on presentation board.
Drawer 262, FlatFile 6, Drawer 262, FlatFile 7

Johnson, Kirk garden (Montecito, Calif.) 1928

Scope and Contents note

2 colored pencil landscape plans on presentation boards, one copy of landscape plan on board. One full size presentation board, watercolor of landscape plan.
Box 6, Folder 1

Kaufmann, Gordon landscape plan (Holmby Hills, Calif.) 1928

Scope and Contents note

One drawing on board of landscape plan
Drawer 262, FlatFile 8

Leisure Hills site plan (Ojai, Calif.) undated

Scope and Contents note

Preliminary study
Drawer 262, FlatFile 9

Lloyd, Harold garden (Beverly Hills, Calif.) 1925-1929

Scope and Contents note

One colored pencil on board, one ink on presentation board.
Box 6, Folder 2

Lockhart playhouse (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1928

Scope and Contents note

2 renderings of playhouse and one drawing of plot plan
Box 1, Folder 10

Murphy, Dan house 1932

Box 6, Folder 5

Neff, Wallace landscape plan (San Marino, Calif.) 1929

Scope and Contents note

One drawing of landscape plan on board
Box 6, Folder 6

Petitlies, E.L. landscape plan (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1929

Scope and Contents note

One drawing of landscape plan
Drawer 262, FlatFile 10

Ryerson, Joseph landscape plan 1940

Scope and Contents note

Plan for small garden on presentation board.
Drawer 262, FlatFile 11

Slocum, M.S. landscaping (Pasadena, Calif.) 1928

Scope and Contents note

Landscape plan on presentation board.
Drawer 262, FlatFile 12, Box 6, Folder 7

Unidentified Garden Design undated

Scope and Contents note

One colored pencil on presentation board garden design. 3 unidentified plans and renderings of gardens and fountains
Drawer 262, FlatFile 13

Young, Archibald landscaping (Pasadena, Calif.) 1929

Scope and Contents note

One copy of landscape plan.